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Service Change Notice 17-82
National Weather Service Headquarters Washington DC
725 AM EDT Thu Jun 29 2017

TO:  Subscribers:
  -NOAA Weather Wire Service
  -Emergency Managers Weather Information Network
  -NOAAPORT
  Other NWS Partners and NWS Employees

FROM:  William Bauman
  Chief, Aviation and Space Weather Services

SUBJECT:  Implementation of Terminal Aerodrome Forecast (TAF)
  service for the Aurora, OR, State Airport (KUAO),
  effective September 12, 2017

The following changes have no impact on NOAA Weather Wire
Service subscribers.

Effective September 5, 2017, at 1800 Coordinated Universal Time
(UTC), the NWS Office in Portland, OR, will begin TAF service
for the Aurora State Airport (KUAO) in Aurora, OR. Routine and
updated TAFS will be issued for this airport 24 hours a day.

NWS personnel will need to add the following identifier to their
communications systems to receive the new TAF:

Airport   WMO Heading     AWIPS ID
-------   ----------     --------
Aurora State  FTUS46 KPQR     TAFUAO

In addition the new TAF will be added to the existing TAF
collectives below, which are transmitted to Federal Aviation
Administration (FAA) personnel and other external users.

WMO Headings       Available to the following users
------------      --------------------------------------
FTUS80 KWBC      Non-FAA Domestic and Family of Services
FTUS25 KWBC      FAA International distribution
FTUS52 KWBC      Global Telecommunication System Users

Holders of NWS procedural instruction 10-813 (TAF) should make
appropriate additions to the appendices.

If you have questions regarding the TAF change, contact:

David Bright
Meteorologist In Charge
NWS Portland, OR
Phone 503-326-2340
Email david.bright@noaa.gov

National Service Change notices are online at:

   http://www.nws.noaa.gov/os/notif.htm


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